Beyond the Bone Book

Beyond the Bone


  • Author : Reginald Hill
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2019-12-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504059688

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Beyond the Bone Excerpt :

A stolen skeleton leads to a web of mystery: “Those who treasure quirky characters, lively dialogue, and ingenious plots will be delighted” (Booklist). In England, a skeleton from Roman times goes missing from the site of an archaeological dig—as does the man overseeing the project. In Baghdad, a diplomat dies suddenly. And in California, a scientist commits suicide. These three events are in fact linked—and one tough, determined woman may be about to unravel a shocking conspiracy that lies behind them all, in this lively mystery by “one of Britain’s most consistently excellent crime novelists” (The Times, London). “The captivating cast includes an obnoxious student of archaeology, a fraudulent town official, a vaguely clairvoyant eccentric, a couple of mysterious brothers, and various other folks who aren’t quite what they seem to be.” —Booklist “Reginald Hill delivers literate, complex, and immensely satisfying thrillers.” —Orlando Sentinel

Beyond the Bones Book

Beyond the Bones


  • Author : Madeleine Mant
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-07
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128046685

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Beyond the Bones Excerpt :

Interdisciplinary research is a rewarding enterprise, but there are inherent challenges, especially in current anthropological study. Anthropologists investigate questions concerning health, disease, and the life course in past and contemporary societies, necessitating interdisciplinary collaboration. Tackling these ‘big picture’ questions related to human health-states requires understanding and integrating social, historical, environmental, and biological contexts and uniting qualitative and quantitative data from divergent sources and technologies. The crucial interplay between new technologies and traditional approaches to anthropology necessitates innovative approaches that promote the emergence of new and alternate views. Beyond the Bones: Engaging with Disparate Datasets fills an emerging niche, providing a forum in which anthropology students and scholars wrestle with the fundamental possibilities and limitations in uniting multiple lines of evidence. This text demonstrates the importance of a multi-faceted approach to research design and data collection and provides concrete examples of research questions, designs, and results that are produced through the integration of different methods, providing guidance for future researchers and fostering the creation of constructive discourse. Contributions from various experts in the field highlight lines of evidence as varied as skeletal remains, cemetery reports, hospital records, digital radiographs, ancient DNA, clinical datasets, linguistic models, and nutritional interviews, including discussions of the problems, limitations, and benefits of drawing upon and comparing datasets, while illuminating the many ways in which anthropologists are using multiple data sources to unravel larger conceptual questions in anthropology. Examines how disparate datasets are combined using case studies from current research. Draws on multiple sub-disciplines of anthropological research to produce a holistic overview that spe

Beyond Bones Book

Beyond Bones


  • Author : Kate Shelest
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Release Date : 2021-05-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN 10 : 9781039100770

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Beyond Bones Excerpt :

Human beings are more than just the physical body. A grassroots paradigm shift to holistic and integrative healing methods is happening. These methods are not new; many are grounded in ages-old wisdom, and some integrate modern and traditional healing techniques. This book is a guide that provides a brief overview of a selection of these traditional and integrative paradigms of health and disease, with references for further exploration. It is intended to stimulate curiosity and interest in the possibility that body-mind-spirit based practices are rich resources waiting to be tapped.

Outside the Bones Book

Outside the Bones


  • Author : Lyn Di Iorio
  • Publisher : Arte Publico Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN 10 : 1558857036

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Outside the Bones Excerpt :

When Fina accidentally casts a spell on her neighbor Chico, she enlists the help of a vengeful spirit to reverse the spell, but soon finds herself embroiled in a wicked plot.

The Bones of the Past Book

The Bones of the Past


  • Author : Craig A. Munro
  • Publisher : Inkshares
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 541
  • ISBN 10 : 9781942645337

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The Bones of the Past Excerpt :

Life-twisting magic, demonic possession, and immortals who have outlived gods themselves come together in this epic fantasy inspired by the likes of Glen Cook and Steven Erikson.

Better Bones  Better Body Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Better Bones Better Body


  • Author : Susan E. Brown
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2000-04-22
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : 0658002899

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Better Bones Better Body Excerpt :

Reexamines the nature and causes of osteoporosis, and presents a program for maintaining and regaining bone health.

Written in Bone Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Written in Bone


  • Author : Sue Black
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781951627942

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Written in Bone Excerpt :

Winner of the Crime Writers’ Association ALCS Gold Dagger for Nonfiction— A tour through the human skeleton and the secrets our bones reveal, from the author of All That Remains In her memoir All That Remains, internationally renowned forensic anthropologist and human anatomist Dame Sue Black recounted her life lived eye to eye with the Grim Reaper. During the course of it, she offered a primer on the basics of identifying human remains, plenty of insights into the fascinating processes of death, and a sober, compassionate understanding of its inescapable presence in our existence, all leavened with her wicked sense of humor. In her new book, Sue Black builds on the first, taking us on a guided tour of the human skeleton and explaining how each person's life history is revealed in their bones, which she calls "the last sentinels of our mortal life to bear witness to the way we lived it." Her narrative follows the skeleton from the top of the skull to the small bones in the foot. Each step of the journey includes an explanation of the biology—how the bone is formed in a person's development, how it changes as we age, the secrets it may hold—and is illustrated with anecdotes from the author's career helping solve crimes and identifying human remains, whether recent or historical. Written in Bone is full of entertaining stories that read like scenes from a true-life CSI drama, infused with humor and no-nonsense practicality about the realities of corpses and death.

Bones Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Bones


  • Author : Jennifer McLagan
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-12-21
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062039613

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Bones Excerpt :

Top food stylist and food writer Jennifer McLagan has a bone to pick: too often, people opt for boneless chicken breasts, fish fillets, and cutlets, when good cooks know that anything cooked on the bone has more flavor -- from chicken or spareribs to a rib roast or a whole fish. In Bones, Jennifer offers a collection of recipes for cooking beef, veal, pork, lamb, poultry, fish, and game on their bones. Chicken, steak, and fish all taste better when cooked on the bone, but we've sacrificed flavor for speed and convenience, forgetting how bones can enhance the taste, texture, and presentation of good food -- think of rack of lamb, T-bone steak, chicken noodle soup, and baked ham. In her simple, bare-bones style, Jennifer teaches home cooks the secrets to cooking with bones. Each chapter of Bones includes stocks, soups, ribs, legs, and extremities (except for whole fish -- they don't have any). Many of the recipes are simple, with the inherent flavors of the bones doing most of the work. There are traditional, elegant dishes, such as Roasted Marrow Bones with Parsley Salad, Olive-Crusted Lamb Racks, and Crown Roast of Pork, as well as new takes on homestyle favorites, such as Maple Tomato Glazed Ribs, Coconut Chicken Curry, and Halibut Steaks with Orange Cream Sauce. Stunning, full-color photographs of dishes like Rabbit in Saffron Sauce with Spring Vegetables; Grilled Quail with Sage Butter; and Duck Legs with Cumin, Turnips, and Green Olives are sure to inspire. In addition to the recipes, Bones includes a wealth of information on a wide range of bone-related topics, including the differences among cuts of meat, as well as the history and lore of bones.

Remembering the Bones Book
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

Remembering the Bones


  • Author : Frances Itani
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release Date : 2009-01-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781555848125

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Remembering the Bones Excerpt :

A life hangs in the balance of memory in this poignant, witty and “effective feminine counterpoint to . . . Philip Roth’s 2006 novel, ‘Everyman’” by the award-winning author (The Washington Post). Born on the same day as Queen Elizabeth II, Canadian Georgina Danforth Witley is one of ninety-nine lucky Commonwealth residents invited to Her Majesty’s eightieth birthday lunch at Buckingham Palace. But en route to the airport to board the plane for London, Georgina’s car slips off the road and plunges into a thickly wooded ravine. Thrown from the car, injured, and unable to move, she must rely on her full store of family memories, her no-nonsense wit, and a recitation of the names of the bones in her body—an exercise from childhood—to remind her that she is still very much alive. But what has the entirety of her life meant? As Georgina lies stranded and helpless, she reflects on her eighty years as a daughter, mother, sister, wife, and widow, on lost loves and secrets, and on painful moments of the past she struggles not to recall. With this exquisite, suspenseful, and surprising tale of the staying power of family through time and memory, “Itani exposes the richness and depth beneath the surface of one ordinary life” (The New Yorker).

Bare Bones Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Bare Bones


  • Author : Bobby Bones
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062417367

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#1 New York Times Bestseller A touching, funny, heart-wrenching, and triumphant memoir from one of the biggest names in radio, the host of The Bobby Bones Show, one of the most listened-to drive time morning radio shows in the nation. Growing up poor in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, with a young, addicted mom, Bobby Estell fell in love with country music. Abandoned by his father at the age of five, Bobby saw the radio as his way out—a dream that came true in college when he went on air at the Henderson State University campus station broadcasting as Bobby Bones, while simultaneously starting The Bobby Bones Show at 105.9 KLAZ. Bobby’s passions were pop, country music, and comedy, and he blended the three to become a tastemaker in the country music industry, heard by millions daily. Bobby broke the format of standard country radio, mixing country and pop with entertainment news and information, and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the business, including Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, and Jason Aldean. Yet despite the glamour, fame, and money, Bobby has never forgotten his roots, the mom and grandmother who raised him, the work ethic he embraced which saved him and encouraged him to explore the world, and the good values that shaped him. In this funny, poignant memoir told in Bobby’s distinctive patter, he takes fans on a tour of his road to radio. Bobby doesn’t shy away from the curves he continues to navigate—including his obsessive-compulsive disorder—on his journey to find the happiness of a healthy family. Funny and tender, raw and honest, Bare Bones is pure Bobby Bones—surprising, entertaining, inspiring, and authentic.

Of Blood and Bone Book
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Of Blood and Bone


  • Author : Nora Roberts
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250123022

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Of Blood and Bone Excerpt :

Nora Roberts, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the epic Year One returns with Of Blood and Bone, a new tale of terror and magick in a brand new world. They look like an everyday family living an ordinary life. But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed. Fallon Swift, approaching her thirteenth birthday, barely knows the world that existed before—the city where her parents lived, now in ruins and reclaimed by nature since the Doom sickened and killed billions. Traveling anywhere is a danger, as vicious gangs of Raiders and fanatics called Purity Warriors search for their next victim. Those like Fallon, in possession of gifts, are hunted—and the time is coming when her true nature, her identity as The One, can no longer be hidden. In a mysterious shelter in the forest, her training is about to begin under the guidance of Mallick, whose skills have been honed over centuries. She will learn the old ways of healing; study and spar; encounter faeries and elves and shifters; and find powers within herself she never imagined. And when the time is right, she will take up the sword, and fight. For until she grows into the woman she was born to be, the world outside will never be whole again.

Out from Boneville Book
Score: 4
From 101 Ratings

Out from Boneville


  • Author : Jeff Smith
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN 10 : 9780439706230

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Out from Boneville Excerpt :

The adventure starts when cousins Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone are run out of Boneville and later get separated and lost in the wilderness, meeting monsters and making friends as they attempt to return home. Simultaneous.

Speaking from Among the Bones Book
Score: 4
From 117 Ratings

Speaking from Among the Bones


  • Author : Alan Bradley
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345538680

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Speaking from Among the Bones Excerpt :

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From award-winning author Alan Bradley comes the next cozy British mystery starring intrepid young sleuth Flavia de Luce, hailed by USA Today as “one of the most remarkable creations in recent literature.” Eleven-year-old amateur detective and ardent chemist Flavia de Luce is used to digging up clues, whether they’re found among the potions in her laboratory or between the pages of her insufferable sisters’ diaries. What she is not accustomed to is digging up bodies. Upon the five-hundredth anniversary of St. Tancred’s death, the English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey is busily preparing to open its patron saint’s tomb. Nobody is more excited to peek inside the crypt than Flavia, yet what she finds will halt the proceedings dead in their tracks: the body of Mr. Collicutt, the church organist, his face grotesquely and inexplicably masked. Who held a vendetta against Mr. Collicutt, and why would they hide him in such a sacred resting place? The irrepressible Flavia decides to find out. And what she unearths will prove there’s never such thing as an open-and-shut case. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Alan Bradley’s The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches. Acclaim for Speaking from Among the Bones “[Alan] Bradley scores another success. . . . This series is a grown-up version of Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and all those mysteries you fell in love with as a child.”—The San Diego Union-Tribune “The precocious and irrepressible Flavia . . . continues to delight.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Fiendishly brilliant . . . Bradley has created an utterly charming cast of characters . . . as quirky as any British mystery fan could hope for.”—Bookreporter “Delightful and entertaining.”—San Jose Mercury News

Reading the Bones Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Reading the Bones


  • Author : Gina McMurchy-Barber
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 2008-02-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770702752

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Short-listed for the 2009 Silver Birch Award, commended for the 2009 Best Books for Kids & Teens Due to circumstances beyond her control, 12-year-old Peggy Henderson has to move to the quiet town of Crescent Beach, British Columbia, to live with her aunt and uncle. Without a father and separated from her mother, who’s looking for work, Peggy feels her unhappiness increasing until the day she and her uncle start digging a pond in the backyard and she realizes the rock she’s been trying to pry from the ground is really a human skull. Peggy eventually learns that her home and the entire seaside town were built on top of a 5000-year-old Coast Salish fishing village. With the help of an elderly archaeologist, a woman named Eddy, Peggy comes to know the ancient storyteller buried in her yard in a way that few others can – by reading the bones. As life with her aunt becomes more and more unbearable, Peggy looks to the old Salish man from the past for help and answers.

What My Bones Know Book

What My Bones Know


  • Author : Stephanie Foo
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2022-02-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593238103

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A searing memoir of reckoning and healing by acclaimed journalist Stephanie Foo, investigating the little-understood science behind complex PTSD and how it has shaped her life “Achingly exquisite . . . providing real hope for those who long to heal.”—Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: NPR, Publishers Weekly By age thirty, Stephanie Foo was successful on paper: She had her dream job as an award-winning radio producer at This American Life and a loving boyfriend. But behind her office door, she was having panic attacks and sobbing at her desk every morning. After years of questioning what was wrong with herself, she was diagnosed with complex PTSD—a condition that occurs when trauma happens continuously, over the course of years. Both of Foo’s parents abandoned her when she was a teenager, after years of physical and verbal abuse and neglect. She thought she’d moved on, but her new diagnosis illuminated the way her past continued to threaten her health, relationships, and career. She found limited resources to help her, so Foo set out to heal herself, and to map her experiences onto the scarce literature about C-PTSD. In this deeply personal and thoroughly researched account, Foo interviews scientists and psychologists and tries a variety of innovative therapies. She returns to her hometown of San Jose, California, to investigate the effects of immigrant trauma on the community, and she uncovers family secrets in the country of her birth, Malaysia, to learn how trauma can be inherited through generations. Ultimately, she discovers that you don’t move on from trauma—but you can learn to move with it. Powerful, enlightening, and hopeful, What My Bones Know is a brave narrative that reckons with the hold of the past over the present, the mind over the body—and examines one woman’s ability to reclaim agency from her trauma.